Public Holidays in Ethiopia in 2017

Ethiopia Upcoming Holidays in Ethiopia

International Labor Day
International Labor Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 4 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Patriots' Victory Day
Patriots' Victory Day

5 May 2017 This National holiday is in 8 days. On 5 May 1941, Emperor Haile Selassie entered Addis Ababa, marking the end of the Itali...

Downfall of the Derg
Downfall of the Derg

28 May 2017 This National holiday is in 31 days. Marks the defeat of the Derg regime in 1991

Ethiopia List of national public holidays of Ethiopia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Saturday January 07 Jan 7 Ethiopian Christmas Genna
Thursday January 19 Jan 19 Orthodox Epiphany Timket
Thursday March 02 Mar 2 Victory of Adwa
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Ethiopian Good Friday Siklet
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Ethiopian Easter Fasika
Monday May 01 May 1 International Labor Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Friday May 05 May 5 Patriots' Victory Day Arbegnoch Qen
Sunday May 28 May 28 Downfall of the Derg National Day
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Eid al-Fitre End of Ramadan
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al Adaha Arefa
Monday September 11 Sep 11 Ethiopian New Year Enkutatash
Wednesday September 27 Sep 27 Meskel Finding of the True Cross
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Moulid Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed


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